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Un-hak An

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Un-hak An (안언학)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right

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Biographical Information[edit]

Un-hak An was an Olympic infielder.

An played for the South Korean national team in the 1983 Intercontinental Cup, 1983 Asian Championship, 1984 Amateur World Series and 1984 Olympics. In the Amateur World Series, he hit .269/.344/.462 with a team-high six runs and five RBI (one behind leader In-ho Baek). Only Ki-woong Kang slugged higher for the Koreans; An fielded .951 at SS. His professional career would be disappointing after he was the first pick of the 1985 draft. He debuted with the MBC Blue Dragons in the 1985 KBO, hitting only .181/.274/.234 in 42 games; he also pitched 10 games (0-2, 9.00 ERA, 11 BB in 15 IP). He batted .209/.273/.250 as a starter in 1986, with only 14 runs and 14 RBI in 84 games. He was in a traffic accident that off-season and would face a long road of recovery. He returned only briefly, going 0 for 3 for the Ssangbangwool Raiders in 1991.

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